Hostage to History: The Duration of Antimicrobial Treatment for Acute Streptococcal Pharyngitis.

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Oral antimicrobial treatment of acute streptococcal pharyngitis commonly is given for 10 days. An investigation was conducted of journal publications and textbooks from the dawn of the antimicrobial era to the present in order to discover the basis for this settled practice. Current treatment duration for acute streptococcal pharyngitis was established half… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001480

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@article{Radetsky2017HostageTH, title={Hostage to History: The Duration of Antimicrobial Treatment for Acute Streptococcal Pharyngitis.}, author={Michael Radetsky}, journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal}, year={2017}, volume={36 5}, pages={507-512} }